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Off the Beaten Track - Summer School

The summer school is primarily directed toward ethnography, socio-cultural anthropology, and sociology students at the undergraduate and graduate levels; however, all levels of researchers in many fields have found our program useful over the past ten years.

20th November 2015

CHASE-partnered ICA Bunuel retrospective

We are excited to bring you a retrospective celebrating Buñuel’s work from the very beginning of his career with one of the most famous short films ever made, Un Chien Andalou (1929), through his extraordinary Mexican period including Los Olvidados (1950), Nazarin (1959) and The Exterminating Angel (1962), to his last works and such legendary films as Belle de Jour (1967), Tristana (1970) and The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972).

20th November 2015

JSPS Summer Programme 2016

The JSPS Summer Programme provides the opportunity for current MPhil or PhD students to receive a one week orientation on Japanese culture and research systems on arrival and then move to a host institution in Japan of their choice and approved by JSPS, to conduct collaborative research activities for 2 months during the summer.

18th November 2015

The Architecture of Death

This event will provide an opportunity to hear exciting new research from students and early-career scholars working in our field. The symposium is open to everyone.

26th October 2015

British Library Open Days

Our Doctoral Open Days are a chance for PhD students who are new to the Library to discover the British Library’s unique research materials. From newspapers to maps, datasets to manuscripts, ships' logs to websites, our collections cover a wide range of formats and languages spanning the last 3,000 years. Doctoral Open Days are designed to explain the practicalities of using the Library and its services, plus help you navigate our physical and online collections.

22nd October 2015

Artist and Empire: New Dynamics

Tate Britain is holding an international conference, in collaboration with Birkbeck, University of London and Culture at King’s College London, to mark the opening of the exhibition Artist and Empire (25 November 2015 – 10 April 2016). Scholars, curators and artists from around Britain and the world will gather to consider art created under the conditions of the British Empire, its aftermath, and its future in museum and gallery displays.

22nd October 2015

Cinematic Thinking Outside Itself

This interdisciplinary two-day academic conference aims to explore film and film theory as a mode of thinking, understanding, and re-evaluating other fields and their interrelationships: from architecture, literature, philosophy, and the sciences, to the practical act of filmmaking itself.

14th October 2015

Arabic in the Ottoman Empire

Call for Papers

Arabic in the Ottoman Empire

Workshop organised by Dr Esther-Miriam Wagner (Woolf Institute and University of Cambridge)

12th October 2015

Development Studies Seminar Series

The Development Studies Seminars take place weekly during terms 1 & 2 with speakers representing the full range of development-related disciplines including economics, political science, anthropology, sociology and history.

6th October 2015

OneStart 2016

We are pleased to announce the launch of OneStart 2016, the world's largest life sciences and healthcare accelerator programme. Offering young entrepreneurs the chance to win £100k, free lab space and on-going advice from our extensive mentor network.

6th October 2015


We are pleased to launch the second edition of the Ironbridge Institute postgraduate journal. furnace, is a newly forged Postgraduate Journal within the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH), University of Birmingham. Cultural heritage is an ever expanding and diversifying discipline; sparking debates and discussions surrounding the field.

6th October 2015

CfP - Museological Review Issue 20

This call for papers is an open microphone for people eager to unpick different global understandings of contemporary museums.

6th October 2015

PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2015

PostgraduateStudentships PhD Funding Fair 2015, London 1st December 2015

29th September 2015

Femmes Créa(c)tives: The Life and Work of Francophone Women in the Arts and Media

13 – 14 June 2016, University of Exeter

This international, interdisciplinary conference seeks to bring together scholars of all fields to explore and celebrate the contribution of women in the creative arts around the Francophone world.

24th September 2015

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